Gavin, Author at Theatre Bugs

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Ruby

Assistant Teacher Ruby’s theatrical journey began when she joined The Bunyip Children’s Theatre at 8 years of age and performed in multiple productions. She has acted with many other theatre groups over the years including The Westenders, the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild, and State Youth Opera. She is currently a Board Member of Holden…

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Millicent “Mim”

Teacher Mim’s performance debut occurred in 2000 when, as a 6 year old armed with a hideous red wig and unshakable enthusiasm, she graced the stage in the title role of Annie at none other than Theatre Bugs, Norwood. The wig may be gone, but the passion certainly is not, and Mim is excited to…

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Matt

Teacher Matt is an experienced performing arts teacher and award-winning local actor. He has worked in both the public and private sectors in Australia and also in France, where he taught English to middle school students including those with special needs. Matt has delivered drama workshops to both primary and secondary students and specialises in…

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Kodi

Teacher Kodi has been involved in the performing arts for as long as she can remember, and joined Theatre Bugs classes when she was 9. She spent 6 years in the highest performance group, with her last performance as ‘Mrs. Potts’ in their production of Beauty and the Beast Jr. With Theatre Bugs she has…

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Jasmin

Teacher Jasmin is a Theatre Bugs old scholar, having attended since the age of 5. In that time, she is grateful to have been provided the opportunity to perform alongside the likes of Humphrey B. Bear on Channel 9’s ‘Here’s Humphrey’ and renowned children’s entertainer, Peter Combe. Since then, she has been cast in multiple…

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Jade

Teacher Jade has had a passion for performing from a very young age. At the age of 7, Jade joined the Australian Youth Choir where she performed in concerts to the public, as well as performing with the Vienna Boys Choir. Jade remained with them until 2007 when she decided that she wanted to combine…

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Giulia-Giorgina

Teacher Giulia-Giorgina started Theatre Bugs at age two. She attended for thirteen years, performing with the senior ‘Show Bugs’ class and with Peter Combe. Highlights included the Credit Union Christmas Pageant and Teddy Bear’s Picnic at the Adelaide Fringe. Outside of Theatre Bugs, Giulia-Giorgina has taken lessons in acting, dancing and singing and has performed with…

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Georgia

Teacher Music, dance and drama have been a part of Georgia’s life from the age of 2 when she attended her first fairy ballet class. Since then she has studied a variety of dance forms including ballet, classical, jazz, funk, tap and hip hop. During this time, she was also completely devoted to learning a…

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Georgia

Teacher Georgia graduated with a Bachelor of Education and Arts (drama specialisation) from Flinders University. She has experience teaching drama from Years 8-11, and taught at Seaford Secondary College in 2017, where she wrote and directed her own senior production. Living and breathing drama, music and dance from a young age, Georgia has studied in…

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Brant

Teacher Brant Eustice is an award winning actor and director with over 35 years experience in theatre. He has worked for the ABC as a voice actor in Dramas, Documentaries and reading poems, including the New York Festivals Radio Awards Silver Medal winner Encounter: Still Glides the Stream. He has worked professionally on and off…

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Ben

Teacher and Director (Porridge 2019) Ben has many years of musical experience. His training has taken him around Australia, to Hong Kong, Paris and to London where has performed in the West End and The Royal Albert Hall. He has a number of musical theatre credits including The Little Mermaid (Prince Eric), Pirates of Penzance (Frederic,  Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus)…

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Annabel

Teacher / Teaching Assistant Annabel began performing with Theatre Bugs at the age of four and continued to do so for ten further years. Highlights include playing the lead role in Annie and the ‘White Rabbit’ in Alice in Wonderland. During her time at Loreto College, Annabel was heavily involved in the Performing Arts: as…

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Joni

Founder / Patron Joni has extensive experience in the performing arts as a teacher, director, choreographer, writer and performer. As a youth she studied ballet, drama, piano, flute and singing and performed with her father, children’s entertainer, Peter Combe in many of his live concerts and DVDs. In the early 1990s, Joni studied a Bachelor…

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Terese

Office Manager Terese has been working at Theatre Bugs since 2005 as part of the Admin team. Looking for a challenge and change from working in the medical environment, Terese was excited to join Theatre Bugs. Over the years she has been privileged to be a part of the amazing growth at Theatre Bugs. The…

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Michael

Managing Director Michael has a life long passion for the performing arts. As a child, many of his happiest memories were attending drama and theatre classes. He believes that the professional skills he learned and the friends he made back then formed the foundations for his future career and life. After graduating with a B.A.…

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